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Tollywood : Narasimhudu 100 days in 202 centers
NTR's Narasimhudu, which is ready to release, created a stint with the
publicity posters reading 100 days in 202 centers. This is strange to
some since the film is not yet released. For the fans, it is the
confidence of the makers that made them say the 100 days centers
before the release.
is the man of the masses
As per the sources, Chiranjeevi's film Andarivadu will have the
tagline Man of the Masses. The film title and tagline carries lot of
punch and promises to be a total mass entertainer.
Production of Oka Vurilo completed
Production of Oka Vurilo starring Tarun, Raja is completed today. Post
production work already started for this film. Ramesh Varma directed
this film for Chanti Addala. Devisri Prasad composed music for the
Chopra with Pawan Kalyan in Bangaram
Meera Chopra is roped in as heroine with Pawan Kalyan for the film
Bangaram. Film started shooting from 11th May. Dharani is the director
and AM Ratnam is the producer.
Andarivaadu audio on 23rd May, film on 1st june
Audio of Megastar's Andarivadu will release on 23rd May and the film
will release on 1st of June, as per the sources. Rakshita, Tabu and
Rimi Sen are the heroines.
Surendra Reddy's next film with KLN Raju
Surendra Reddy of Atanokkade fame will soon direct a young hero for
the producer KLN Raju of Durga Arts. Though it is not confirmed, it is
heard that the director planned a story for Prabhas also.
Vurilo shooting almost completed
Shooting of Oka Vurilo will complete by 13th of this month. Tarun,
Anand, Veda, Saloni are in the lead in this film produced by Chanti
Addala. Ramesh Varma is the director. Film will release in the last
week of May.
Release of Bhadra moved to 12th
Release of Raviteja, Meera Jasmine starrer Bhadra is moved to 12th of
May. Initially it was thought of as 11th but the film will release on
12th with 135 prints.
Kamana Jatmalani with Gopichand in Tollywood Ranam
Kamana Jatmalani is roped in with Gopichand for Pokuri Baburao's Ranam.
Rajasekhar is the director.
Tollywood Chandramukhi - biggest hit todate?
As per the report of one media channel, Chandramukhi might be the
biggest hit todate in Tollywood and kollywood and other south Indian
films. The media channel reports a whopping 45 crores collection of
which 25 crores is collected in Tamilnadu and 8 crores in Andhra
Nag's film titled Super
Puri Jagannath, Nagarjuna's film title is confirmed as Super. Ayesha
Takia is the heroine in this film.
Creations launched film with Srikanth
Victory Creations debut production started today with E Sattibabu
handling the megaphone. Srikanth, Sneha, Nikitha, Raghuvaran are in
the lead. Srikanth Deva will compose music.
That is Pandu with Jagapathi babu launched
MLK Chowdary launched That is Pandu with Jagapathi Babu, Sneha and
Madhu Sharma in the lead. Deviprasad will direct this film for MLK
Chowdary. Manisharma will compose music.
Sarat Kumar in Sumanth, Samudra's film
RS productions, which produced Subbu with NTR in the past, is
launching a film with Sumanth in the lead. Samudra will direct this
one which will start on 21st of May. Sarat Kumar is roped in to play a
Prabhas's Tollywood Chatrapati in September
S.S.Rajamouli is directing Prabhas for Chatrapati. A 25 day schedule
was completed in Vizag harbor. Prabhas plays the leader of harbor
workers. BVSN Prasad is the producer. Makers are planning to release
the film in September.
Tollywood : Andarivaadu audio in May 1st week
As per the sources, audio of Chiru's Andarivaadu will release in May
1st week. Tollywood super composer Devisri composed music and Srinu
Vaitla is the director. Except for 3 songs the production is almost
completed. One song with Rakshita is in progress and the rest 2 will
be filmed abroad on Chiru and Rimmi Sen .
more schedules to go for Andhrudu
Gopichand's Andhrudu is in fast production. Recently the unit filmed
key scenes in Bihar Assembly, Patna Railway station, Gaya, Nalanda and
other places. 2 songs are also completed. 2 schedules are balance for
Badra: Audio on 25th, Film on 6th May
Audio of Raviteja's Badra will release on 25th April. Aditya music is
releasing the audio. Dil Raju is the producer. Devisri Prasad composed
music. Meera Jasmine is the heroine in this film which will release on
NTR, B.Gopal's Tollywood film titled Narasimhudu
NTR, B.Gopal's tollywood film for Sri Satyanarayanamma productions
banner is titled Narasimhudu. Chengala Venkatrao is the producer. NTR
plays the title role of Narasimhudu in the film. Sameera Reddy, Amisha
Patel and Arti Agarwal are playing the lead heroines. Audio will
release on 23rd April and film will hit the screens on 13th May.
Arya with Pawan Kalyan in Bangaram?
Reliable sources say that top Delhi model Shradha Arya will play the
heroine in Pawan Kalyan's Tollywood movie Bangaram. Shooting will
start off on May 11th at Hyderabad airport. Dharani is the director.
Allu Arjun, Puri Jagannath film in June
Anjana Productions film with Allu Arjun in the lead and Puri Jagannath
as the director will start in June, says the sources. Allu Arjun will
play college student in this film. More details are awaited.
NTR, Gunasekhar film from 1st June
Jayabheri Art productions film with NTR in the lead and Gunasekhar as
director will start on 1st June. Script is all set and NTR will be
shown in a different style. Music sittings are going on at present.
Harris Jairaj is composing music.
Sri Ramadasu launched
Konda Krishnamraju's devotional production venture Sri Ramadasu is
launched on 16th April at Rama temple in Hyderabad. Nagarjuna will
play Ramadasu. Bharavi penned the script. K.Raghavendra Rao will
direct this film. About 20 songs will be there in this film. Most of
them will be keertanas. Title song will be penned by Veturi.
Prasad reuses Tollywood SD tune, Sachin stalled and cleared
Devisri Prasad reused the tune of Tollywood cinema Naa pere
kanchanamala from Shankardada MBBS in Vijay's Tamil film Sachin.
Sachin is scheduled to release on April 14 on the eve of Tamil newyear.
Highcourt issued a restraining order following a complaint filed by
the producers of Shankardada. Sachin's producers agreed that the
visuals will be shown without the song. Only background will run.
Allu Arjun's next film - Puri or Rajamouli?
Sources say that Allu Arjun's next film will be for either Anjana
Productions with Puri Jagannath as the director or for MLK chowdary
with Rajamouli as the director. Media is anxious about Allu Arjun's
next project owing to his continuous hits.
Ayodhya to release on 21st April
Superstar Krishna, Naveen and Prema starrer Ayodhya is all set to
release on 21st April. Earlier the release was scheduled for 31st
March celebrating 4 decades of superstar Krishna in industry. Due to
production reasons, the film is postponed to 21st.
Chiru O Chiru song on Venumadhav
Director SV Krishna Reddy said that Chiru O Chiru song Venumadhav will
be the highlight for the film Hungama. Lawrence choreographed the
song. Hungama is set to release on 28th of April.
Ranganath to direct Sivajiraja - Moguds Pellams
Ranganath will direct a film titled Moguds Pellams..no mangalasutram.
VRK Rao will produce the film. Sivaji Raja will play the lead. Rest of
the cast and crew is yet to be decided.
Tollywood cinema Jai Chiranjeeva launced
Chiranjeevi's tollywood cinema Jai Chiranjeeva is launched on the eve
of Ugadi. Vaijayanthi films banner is producing the film in the
direction of K.Vijaya Bhaskar. Sameera Reddy and Bhumika Chawla are
Lagadapati, Lawerence's Style.. mass lo class.. launched
Lagadapati Sridhar launched his production Style..mass lo class.. in
the direction of Lawrence. Prabhudeva, Anand, Charmi, Kamalini
Mukharjee are confirmed in the cast. Kabirlal will handle the camera.
Subash Chandrabose celebrates Triple platinum
Audio of Venkatesh's Subash Chandrabose celebrated triple platinum
disc. Chiru, CBN attended the function and handed over the momentos.
Manisharma composed music for this film.
to direct Pellaina Kothalo with Sivaji
Director Sagar will direct Sivaji for a film for Sravani Banner -
Pellaina Kothalo. Sagar's sons will produce this film. Also his son
V.Rajasekhar Reddy are planning a children film on the same banner.
Perala will direct the film
Sivaji's film titled Dhool..Dhummu Lechipodhi
Manisha Films production with Sivaji in the lead is titled Dhool..
Dhummu Lechipodhi. Shyam Prasad is the director. Ramana Gogula will
Sasikanth's film titled Mestri
Sasikanth of 786, Neetho Vastha film will be directed by K.S.Nageswara
Rao for Anuradha Films production titled Mestri. Regular shooting will
start in May.
Suresh Productions film with R.Narayana Murthy
Suresh Productions banner is planning a film in the direction of
Boyina Subbarao. R.Narayana Murthy will play one of the lead roles in
the film. One youth hero will be roped in to play another lead role.
Visu Consultancy steps into tollywood film production
Visu Consultancy's C.C.Reddy is stepping into telugu film (tollywood)
production with Visu Films International banner. First film will start
from 15th May. Navadeep is the hero, Arun Prasad is the director.
Ranganath to direct a film
It is heard that actor Ranganath will direct a film to be produced by
his close associates. Film might start on 9th of April.
Movies film with Srikanth!
Ramya Movies banner is making a film with Srikanth and Lakshmi Rai in
the lead. Parthasarathi is making debut as a director with this film.
The makers are confident that the film will be in the range of April 1
Vidudala, Ladies Tailor.
Khan to play villain in Jai Chiranjeeva
It is heard that Arbaz Khan, brother of Salman Khan, is roped in to
play villain in Chiru's Jai Chiranjeev. The film is set to hit the
sets on 9th April. K.Vijaya Bhaskar is the director.
Tollywood Chandramukhi audio on 6th April!
Audio of Rajanikanth's Chandramukhi will release on 6th April. The
film will release on 14th April. P.Vasu directed the film. Vidyasagar
composed music. Audio already released in Tamil. Aditya music is
releasing the audio into the market.
Athadu in action sequences!
Unit of Mahesh starrer Atadhu is filming action sequences in a set
erected near Shamshabad Temple. Peter Hayne is composing the action
Simbu's Manmadhan in Telugu as Manmadha
Recent Tamil blockbuster Manmadhan starring Simbu and Jyothika will be
dubbed into Telugu as Manmadha and will hit the theaters towards the
end of April. The film is a romantic thriller.
kept the rights of Bunny!
It is learnt that Geeta Arts will distribute Bunny in East, west and
Nizam areas. Producer M.Satyanarayana Reddy will distribute the film
in Uttarandhra. The makers have so much confidence in the film that
they are keeping the distribution rights.
Jayaraj music for NTR, Gunasekhar's film
Gunasekhar will soon direct for Jayabheri productions film in the
direction of Gunasekhar. The film might go to sets as soon as June.
Harris Jayaraj is roped in to compose music.
Sri Sri title for Dil Raju's Tollywood film
Sri Sri is the title for Dil Raju's next Tollywood production. Sukumar
will direct this film. Raju introduced Sukumar as director with Arya.
At present Raju is busy with Bhadra. After Sri Sri, he is planning
another film titled Munna.
Tollywood summer starts on 25th March
Tollywood summer will start on 25th March. There are about 20 films
that are geared up to release in this 9 week period starting 25th
March until May end.
Chiru XI won over Speaker XI
Chiru XI played cricket match against speaker XI and won the match
with a margin of 75 runs. Actor Srikanth made 55 runs. Today also
happens to be his birthday. He celebrated his birthday during this
Tollywood star rti Agarwal attempted suicide!
Tollywood cine star rti Agarwal attempted suicide by consuming
bathroom cleaning liquid during the early hours on 23rd. She is
admitted into Apolo and her condition is stable. Rumours about her
affair with a co-actor seemed to have pushed her to taking this
Chopra with Balakrishna?
Priyanka Chopra might be roped in with Balakrishna for a production to
start soon. To be directed by a relatively new director, the film will
start shortly. More details and confirmation are awaited on this one.
K.Raghavendra Rao, Nitin film to start on 30th
K.Anil Kumar's production with Nitin, Trisha and Rati in the lead will
start regular shooting from 30th of this month. K.Raghavendra Rao is
the director. This is the 102nd film for Raghavendra Rao and 3rd
production for Sri Creations.
Rajendra Prasad stands for Natakiriti - CNR
In the 100 days function of Aa Naluguru, Dr C Narayana Reddy is all in
praise for Rajendra Prasad for his brilliant performance in the film.
He said that he is the one who awarded Rajendra Prasad with Natakiriti
and he is so happy to see that Rajendra Prasad proving it yet again.
title for Manisha Arts film with Sivaji
Dhool is the title in consideration for Kishora Rati's film with
Sivaji in the lead. Shyam Prasad, director of Mounamelanoyi, will
direct the film.
Prabhudeva, Lawrence in Lagadapati Sridhar's film
Lagadapathi Sridhar is planning a musical and dance oriented film.
Style is the title under consideration. Prabhudeva and Lawrence will
act in this one. We have to wait and see on which one of these two
will direct this film.
to direct Manoj
Dasarth will direct Manoj for a film to be produced by Mohanbabu on
Laxmiprasanna pictures. Sandeep Chowta will compose music for this
film. Shooting will start in April.
Mohanbabu as Political Rowdy
Mohanbabu will produce and act in the film titled Political Rowdy. AVS
Adinarayana, who directed Naa hrudayamlo nidurinchey cheli, will
direct this film which is a remake of Tamil Adi Dhadi.
Venu for Jai Chiranjeeva
Regular shooting of Megastar Chiranjeevi, Bhumika, Sameera Reddy
starrer Jai Chiranjeeva will start from 9th April. Manisharma will
compose music and Venu will handle the camera for this production of
Aswini Dutt. K.Vijaya Bhaskar will direct the script provided by
Sadah mee sevalo to release on 25th March
Venu, Shriya starrer Sadah Mee Sevalo is scheduled to release on 25th
March. Neelakanta is the director and Venkata Shyamaprasad is the
producer. Vandemataram Srinivas composed music for this one.
Sridevi, Aryan in Nireekshana
Sridevi is paired up with Aryan for Suresh productions Nireekshana.
Sitaram Prasad, who provided story for Suryam, will direct this film.
MM Srilekha will compose music for this film. Shooting will start on
Kammula's film for GVG Raju from June?
It is heard that Sekhar Kammula, the maker of Anand, is ready to go
for his next project in June. It would be made in the association with
GVG Raju's production. More details and confirmation are awaited.
audio on 15th March
Audio of Arya' Allu Arjun's Bunny will release on 15th March. VV
Vinayak is the director and M Satyanarayana Reddy is the producer.
PB Arts with NBK starts on 21st March
PB Arts production with Balakrishna, Katrina Kaif and Charmi in the
lead will start on 21st March. Jayanth C Paranjee is the director.
Prakash Raj, Puneet Issar, Rajan P Dev, Kota are listed among the
cast. Story, screenplay and dialogues will be handled by Paruchuri
brothers. Manisharma will compose music.
Chiranjeeva to start on 9th April
Megastar's Jai Chiranjeeva will start on 9th April. Bhumika and
Sameera Reddy are the heroines. K.Vijayabhaskar is the director.
Aswini Dutt will produce the film.
Andagadu audio on March 20th
Audio of Rajendra Prasad's Andagadu will release on March 20th. Sri
composed music for the film. Pendyala venkata Ramarao is the director.
Srinilaya production banner is producing this film. Andagadu will
release either in the last week of March or first week of April.
Ramarao reacts strongly on piracy
Representing the film chamber, producer KS Ramarao reacted strongly on
the video piracy. Even after repeated requests from the industry, the
Govt failed to come up with strong measures. A meeting will be held in
the industry circles on 13th March. Industry might decide to stop all
new releases and productions starting 1st April.
Chandramukhi title confirmed in Telugu
Title of Rajanikanth's upcoming film in Telugu is titled Chandramukhi.
This bilingual film was initially titled Chandramukhi in Tamil. Makers
in Telugu wanted a different title. Finally Chandramukhi is confirmed
in Telugu too.
MLK Chowdary's film with Jagapathi Babu
MLK Chowdary, who earlier produced Pedababu, will start another
venture with Jagapathibabu in the lead. Sneha is the heroine.
Deviprasad, director of Aduthu Padhuthu and Leelamahal center, will
direct this film.
Charmi with NBK in PB Arts films
Katrina Kaif and Charmi might be the heroines in PB Arts film with
Balakrishna in the lead. Regular shooting of this film will start in
2nd week of March. Jayanth C Paranjee is the director.
Past & Present C.M's Son's is current tollywood news :
Hot news from Tollywood, The latest news is that Y.Jagan Mohan Reddy
is all set to make a complete mass-faction film with Nandamuri
Balakrishna!! Y.Jagan Mohan Reddy is A.P's Chief minister the
Honorable Dr.Y.S.Rajashekhar Reddy’s son. Jagan is a die-had fan of
Climax in progress for Tollywood Nuvvosthanante.. :
Climax is in progress for Sumanth Arts Tollywood Nuvvosthanantey
Nenodhantaana film. Shooting is going on in Ramappagudi. Prabhudeva is
directing this film for MS Raju. Sidhartha and Trisha are in the lead.
Srihari is playing the main lead role. Audio of the film will release
on 20th December. It is a usual thing for MS Raju to release a hit
film every sankranthi. And this time around he expects to make it
through this film. THe film releases on 14th January. ?
Alludu audio on 18th December :
release of NTR starrer Alludu will happen on 18th of this month. As
per the media ads, the audio release is affiliated conducted by a TV
channel with chief guests as the audience. 9 members will be picked
from the lot and these 9 will be the recepients of the first 9
cassettes from NTR. Devisri Prasad composed music for this film. Sriya
and Genelia are the heroines. Mullapudi Vara is the director. Supreme
is releasing the audio into the market.
Posters' Ramesh Varma turns director :
of noted poster designing agency - Kiran Posters' - Ramesh Varma is
turning to direction. The producer is Chanti Addala. Regular shooting
of this film will start from 2nd January. The film is officially
launched today. Hero and heroines are yet to be decided. The title of
the film is Oka Voorilo.. Modhalaina Premakatha.
Tollywood story for PB Arts film? : (
buzz is that Balakrishna provided the Tollywood storyline for PB Arts
film that would go to sets soon. It is learnt that though the film was
launched with different storyline in mind, Balakrishna cameup with a
novel story point because of which the story is changed now. According
to the media, the story runs in the backdrop of village. Three
heroines are listed for this film. Though not confirmed, one of them
could be Trisha. Jayanth is the director.
Rajesh in Suresh prods Nireekshana?
Suresh productions is planning a film with Aryan Rajesh in the lead.
Sitaram Prasad will direct this film. Nireekshana is the title in
consideration for this film.
in Adhirindhayya Chandram
SP creations is making this film in the direction of Srinivasa Reddy
with Sivaji in the lead. Title is Adhirindhayya Chandram.. kotha illu..
kotha pellam.. kotha... The wordings are exactly used in the ad for
Asian Paints. Regular shooting will start in the second half of March.
Aditya into go-carting
Akkineni Aditya, son of Akkineni Venkat, won the junior league
go-carting race. This is considered pre formula one race. Aditya will
enter into Rotamax 2005 and BMW Asia Formula race 2006.
to release again
Suresh Productions is gearing up to release the film Vijayam again.
Vijayam originally released in 2003 and fared about average at the
boxoffice. The production home is planning to release it again with 35
prints. Factors can be attributed to the image of Raja after the
success of Anand.
Sridhar's film with Sensational director
Lagadapati Sridhar, producer of Yevadigola Vadidhey, is planning a
film with a director who recently delivered a sensational hit. The
film will have music and dance backdrop.
dubs her voice for Chakram
Asin is dubbing her voice for the film Chakram. Though this is her
fifth film in Telugu, this is the first time she is dubbing her own
voice. The credit goes to Krishnavamsi, who is known to try the
Abhinaya Puraskaram to Krishna, Vijayanirmala
Krishna, Vijayanirmala will be awarded Akkineni Abhinaya Puraskaram by
Akkineni on 13th of this month at Ravindra Bharathi. That day marks
the entrance of Akkineni into the film industry. Suresh Reddy is the
Internationals film with Venkatesh
Gitachitra International banner is planning another film with
Venkatesh in the lead. They earlier produced Gharshana,
Pellichesukundam Raa with Venkatesh. A noted director will handle the
Athanokkade on April 15/23
Kalyanram's Athanokkade is set to release on April 15th or 23rd. Audio
will release in the last week of March. Unit is off to Germany and
Austria from 14th March to film songs. The makers are making this film
rich in quality.
films Ranam with Gopichand
After successful combination of Eetaram films with Gopichand - Yagnam,
the banner is set to make another film titled Ranam. Choreographer
Rajasekhar will turn to direction with this film.
film with Mahesh, Revathi, Prabhudeva
Director Jayanth is planning to start his next production on JF
Synergies with Mahesh in the lead. The script will be narrated to
soon. Also, Jayanth is planning to produce films in the direction of
actress Revathi and Prabhudeva.
Kalyan's Bangaram from 10th May?
It is heard that Pawan Kalyan's Bangaram will go to the sets shortly.
As per the sources, the script is finalized and the shooting will
start from 10th May. AM Ratnam is the producer.
Raju to launch Pournami on 14th March
MS Raju launched Okkadu on 14 March 2002 and released it for
Sankranthi in 2003. Now he is launching Prabhas, Trisha starrer
Pournami on 14 March 2005 and is planning to release it for Sankranthi
2006. Prabhudeva is the director.
Chandrabose audio to release on March 17
Audio of Venkatesh starrer Subash Chandrabose will release on March
17th through Aditya Music. K.Raghavendra Rao is the director and
Aswini Dutt is the producer.
Kadanna platinum disc function
Avunanna Kadanna audio platinum disc function was celebrated today
evening at Ramanaidu studios. Unit members and Sridhar Reddy (Madhura
Audio president) attended the event. The film is all set to hit the
theaters on 6th April.
Arts in regular shooting
Mohanbabu's Political Rowdy is officially launched today at his house
in filmnagar. Paruchuri Venkateswara Rao gave the clap and
G.Adiseshagiri Rao switched on the camera. Makers are planning to
release the film in June/July.
as Meenakshi with Rajeev Kanakala
Kamalini is playing the title role in the film Meenakshi, which has
Rajeev Kanakala playing the lead. Kamalini plays a village girl role.
T.Prabhakar is directing the film for Eswar Art pictures production.
Arts in regular shooting
PB Arts film with NBK, Charmi, Katrina Kaif is in regular shooting. A
song is in progress now on NBK and Charmi in the dance direction of
Rajasekhar. Shortly one schedule is planned in Ooty and final schedule
Nagababu in Rajesh's 10..(strangers)
10..(strangers) is the title confirmed for
Manyam arts film. Executive producer of Anjana productions and
Nagababu's brother-in-law Manyam Ramesh is the producer. Little Buddha
fame Rajesh is the director. Nazar and 9 others will play 10 roles in
audio to release on 28th March
Audio of Allu Arjun's Bunny will release on 28th March. Movie will
release on 6th April. VV Vinayak is the director.
release pushed to 31st
Release of Soggadu starring Tarun and Arti Agarwal is pushed to 31st
March. It is supposed to release on 25th! Suresh Productions made the
film in the direction of Ravibabu.
Lawrence - Style from 9th April
In a pressmeet held today, Lagadapati Sridhar announced his film
Style.. Mass lo class.. in the direction of Lawrence. Prabhudeva,
Anand, Kulasekhar are confirmed in this project. Regular shooting will
on start on 9th April.
bill passed on 23rd March
Tollywood film makers are happy with the anti-piracy bill the
Government passed this 23rd. With this bill, we can effectively fight
the piracy ghost, said Mohanbabu.
is awarded doctorate by Nagarjuna Univ
Nagarjuna University awarded noted comedian and character actor
Brahmanandam with honorable doctorate award. Sushilkumar Shinde
awarded Brahmanandam in an annual celebration event of the university
at Guntur campus.
of Mumbai Express released
Audio of Mumbai Express is released today by K.Viswanath and
D.Ramanaidu. Surya Audio company released the audio of the film into
the market. Ilayaraja composed music for this film.
Suresh arrested for manhandling
Following a complaint filed by his ex-driver Harish, Bellamkonda
Suresh was arrested by the Banjara Hills police on Sunday for roughing
producer files complaint on Srinu Vaitla
Gunapati Anjireddy, the producer of Neekosam, filed a cheating case
against director Srinu Vaitla with Banjara Hills police. The producer
claims that the director took 15 Lakhs advance for a film and is
avoiding him from then on.
as "Andarivaadu.. The leader"??
Though not confirmed, reliable sources say that Geeta Arts film
Chiranjeevi in the lead might be titled Andarivaadu.. The leader.
Srinu Vaitla is directing this one. Chiranjeevi is playing dual role
as Sidhartha and Govindarajulu. Tabu, Rimi Sen, Rakshita are the
Ganeshan passed away
Veteran Tamil actor Gemini Ganeshan passed away at 1:15 AM on Tuesday
at his residence in Chennai. He acted in about 200 films in different
languages. He got Padmashree in 1971. Known as Kadhal Mannan, Gemini
Ganeshan was one of the top heroes during the 1950-70 time.
of Subash Chandrabose in market
Without any grand gala event, audio of Venkatesh, Shriya starrer
Subash Chandrabose audio was released into the market on 21st after a
formal audio launch event on 20th, says the sources. Manisharma is the
Raju to produce Bhakta Ramadasu!
Konda Krishnamraju, producer of recent NBK starrer Vijayendra Varma,
is geared up to start a devotional venture Bhakta Ramadasu from this
July. Nagarjuna will play Bhakta Ramadasu and K.Raghavendra Rao will
direct this film. JK Bharavi is making the script and MM Keeravani is
the music director.
audio on 9th April, film on 28th
Audio of Raviteja, Meera Jasmine starrer Bhadra will release on 9th of
April. Talkie part of the film is completed. The film will release on
28th of April. Devisri Prasad composed music. Dil Raju is the producer
and Boyapati Srinu is the director.
audio on March 10th??
It is learnt that audio of Allu Arjun starrer Bunny will release on
10th March. VV Vinayak is the director. Allu Aravind is the producer.
M.Satyanarayana Reddy is the producer.
Prabhas's Tollywood Chakram on 25th March
Prabhas, Charmi, Asin starrer Krishnavami's Tollywood cinema Chakram is all set to
release on 25th March. Audio, which released recently, got a good job
to release in May!
Gopichand starrer Andhrudu is continuously shooting at Ramakrishna
studios. Makers announced recently in a pressmeet that the film will
release in May. Last schedule will be completed in April.
people donate blood on Sivajiraja's bday
About 100 people donated blood on the eve of Sivajiraja's birthday,
including his fans, friends. Sivajiraja's bday is on 26th and a party
was organized at Filmchamber. Blood donated camp was conducted at the
Mumbai Express on 14th April
Kamal and Singitam created wonders in the
past with Pushpaka Vimanam, Vichitra Sodharulu, Michael Madana
Kamaraju. Now they are working again for Mumbai Express. The film is
slated to release in three languages including Telugu on 14th April.
Telugu Tollywood title to be announced soon
Rajani's Chandamukhi is fast in
production. Telugu title for this film will be announced soon.
Chandramukhi will release for summer of 2005. Jyothika, Nayana Tara
are the heroines.
makers lodge police complaints
Director Teja and producers of the film
Dhairyam lodged police complaint each other! Teja's wife filed a
complaint saying producers are demanding 3 crores and producers
complained that Teja is threatening them.
last film into Telugu as Nagavalli
Soundarya's last film in Kannada is
getting dubbed into Telugu as Nagavalli. The film was a big hit in
Kannada. Nagavalli deals with religious and scientific take on ghosts.
P.Vasu is the director.
Arjun is Bunny..powerful boy
As per the reliable sources, the title of
Allu Arjun and VV Vinayak's films is confirmed as Bunny. Tag line is
Powerful boy. M.Satyanarayana Reddy is the producer of the film. The
film might release in April.
Kalyan's Bangaram from 6th January :
Powerstar Pawan Kalyan's Bangaram will
start continuous shooting from 6th January. A.M.Ratnam will produce
this film on Sri Suyra Movies banner. Dharani of (Dhil, Dhool, Gilli
fame) will direct this film. Shooting will continuously go on until
the April and the film will be in shape to release in June for summer.
Vidyasagar is composing music for this film. Also, Pawan Kalyan's Balu
is setting the stage to release on 6th January. The audio which
released recently is alreay creating the pre-release rage.
Raghava to direct Venkatesh:
The new kid on the block is Sri Raghava. With the stupendous success
of 7G Brindavan Colony, the director is in demand. If the sources are
to be believed, a film with Venkatesh is in pipeline for him. Sanam
NagaAshok Kumar of Sri Saideva productions will produce this film. It
i heard that script work is going on for this film.
Raju awarded Rajkapoor star producer award:
blockbusters producer MS Raju is awarded the RK (Raj Kapoor) Star
Producer Award. The award was given away to MS Raju on 16th December,
celebrating the 80th birthday of Raj Kapoor, at Ravindra Bharathi. MS
Raju produced various films in Telugu which included successful films
Satruvu, Police Lockup, Devi, Manasantha Nuvve, Okkadu, Varsham. OP
Nayyar is awarded RK Musician Award on the same day.
of Alludu released :
of Bharathi Pictures' Naa Alludu is released on 17th of this month in
Araku. The event took place at AP Tourism guest house. Amisha Patel
released the first cassette and handed it to B.Gopal. The unit of the
film and K.L.Narayana, KS Ramarao, Paruchuri, Raju Hirwani, Kodali
Nani, S.Gopal Reddy and others attended the function. Supreme Audio
Company released the audio of the film.
Prasad as Pellam Pichodu :
As reported by TT earlier,
Jonnavithula Ramlingeswara Rao is directing Rajendra Prasad for a film
to be produced by Sri Gayatri Cinema. The title of the film is Pellam
Pichhodu. Srujana is acting heroine in this film. Jonnavithula is
known to the Telugu audience as dialogue writer and lyricist. This
time he is debuting as a director. Rajendra Prasad is doing a full
length comedy role in this film. Story, screenplay, dialogues, lyrics
and direction will be handled by Jonnavithula.
NTR hurt in car mishap :
NTR, the top ranking hero in Telugu Cine Industry met with an accident
on Friday Afternoon.. Jr.NTR's car reportedly hit a wall by the
side of the road near a School at Tolichowki in the outskirts of the
city while trying to let go a speedy motorbike coming in the opposite
direction .He was hurt in the right leg.
releasing this Christmas and Sankranti in Tollywood:
Christmas and Sankranti are a sure bonanza for movie buffs, the reason
being- there is going to be a flood of films releasing this festive
season. The films of almost every hero in Tollywood are scheduled for
release in the coming weeks.The first berth is to be occupied by
Nandamuri Balakrishna’s ‘Vijayendra Varma’, scheduled to release
on the 15th of December. Then there is Nagarjuna’s Lawrence directed
‘Mass Dammunte Kaasko!’ then in the cat race is N.T.R.’s ‘Naa
Alludu’ directed by Mullapudi Vara. Next comes Pavan Kalyan’s
‘Balu A.B.C.D.E.F.G’ which is an Aswini Dutt production directed
by Karunakaran. There is also Venkatesh’s ‘Sankranti’; Prabhas’
Krishna Vamsi directed ‘Chakram’, Nitin’s ‘Dhairyam’,
Mahesh’s ‘Atanu’, Uday Kiran’s ‘Avunanna Kadanna’ and of
course Tarun’s ‘Sakhiya Naato Raa’. Not only these but there are
other films too which are scheduled to hit the theaters soon.
next Tollywood film is ‘Chatrapati’ :
hero Prabhas’ next tollywood film with the Sri Venkateswara Cinie Movies
banner has been titled ‘Chatrapati’. Rajamouli will direct the
film which is being produced by the famed B.V.S.N.Prasad. While
famed scriptwriter Vijayendra Prasad pens the story, M.M.Keeravani
is roped in to compose the scores. The other cast is yet to be
finalized. The film was actually scheduled to begin in December but
due to certain reasons has been postponed to January 2005.
Teja and Meera Jasmine together in ‘Dil’ Raju’s production :
Venkateswara Productions next venture is a Boyapati Srinavas directed,
Ravi Teja and Meera Jasmine starrer film produced by ‘Dil’ Raju.
This would be Raju’s third venture and it was grandly inaugurated at
Hyderabad’s Annapoorrna Studios with the ‘Movie Mughal’ Dr. D.
Rama Naidu giving the ‘Muhurat’ clap and director V.V. Vinayak
switching the camera ‘On’.
Chawla makes a come back to Tollywood :
made her debut with the blockbuster hit film opposite N.T.R., ‘Adi’.
She was last seen in Cakravarti’s disaster, ‘Kasi’ and that is
none other than Keerti Chawla. Keerti is now making a come back
‘Pelli Kosam’ with Sai Kiran.She also has Rajendra Prasad starrer
‘Iddaru Attala Muddula Alludu’. This film is an out and out comedy
while her latter film ‘Pelli Kosam’ revolves round the hero’s
marriage plans which lead him to hilarious situations.
Arjun to act under Puri Jagannath’s direction :After
delivering super hit films like ‘Gangotri’ and ‘Arya’, hero
Allu Arjun has created a considerable image for himself in the
industry.He is pairing up with the sensational director who has to his
credit very good films like ‘Idiot’, Puri Jagannath. They are
likely to work together under the banner of the Anjana Productions
Sri Raghava is on the hotspot now : After
the instant success of 7G Brindavan Colony. It is heard that Sanam
NagaAshok Kumar and L.V.Prasad, who earlier produced Donga Dongadi
with Manoj Kumar, are gearing up to produce a film in the direction of
film telugu tollywood rights sold for 6.5 crores
can easily be termed the South Indian superstar as he has a superb
business craze in all the 4 states. He is currently doing a film
titled Chandramukhi, on the prestigious Shivaji Productions banner.
The film also has thespian Shivaji Ganesan’s son Prabhu in the lead,
and is directed by veteran P.Vasu. While Simran has been cast opposite
Prabhu, a relatively new Malayali girl Nayanatara has been cast
opposite the superstar himself. The latest buzz is that a USA based
telugu person, who used to distribute tamil films internationally
bagged the telugu tollywood exploitation rights of the film for a huge price of
6.5 crores. Rajinikanth’s earlier film Baba was sold for prices much
higher than this and succumbed to heavy losses. The film though is
termed a bi-lingual, the dubbed version will release on the same day
in Andhra Pradesh.
with 4 heroines :
playing the lead role in the Sri Satyanarayanamma Productions
banner’s next venture, he is going to be countered by four
heroines, namely Amisha Patel and Ankita. Who is to play the third
lead is yet to be decided! Not only these three, another popular
heroine is scheduled to perform a special song in the film.Mani
Sarma has composed the music of the film which to be directed by
B.Gopal. Vijayendra Prasad has penned the story and Ratnam has
written the dialogues.
starring Vishnu and Celina Jaitley is presently in production. Samudra
is directing this venture. Audio of this film will release on 14th of
November. Shooting is almost done except for a song. Presently,
re-recording is going on for this film. The makers are planning to
release the film in December first week.
eats his words :
Tollywood director Teja too has eaten his words and has fallen to the lure of shooting
songs in foreign locales. He is off to Cape Town in South Africa to
shoot two songs for his latest film Dhairyam with Nitin and Raima Sen.
star Vikram wants a Telugu comeback :
"Sivaputrudu" proving to be a success, Tamil star Vikram has
resolved to do a full-fledged Telugu film next year. "I want to
be back in Telugu with an exciting film," the National
Award-winning actor who was here to shoot for a Shankar film told in
an interview.After making his debut in Telugu with "Chirunavvulu
Chindisthava", he ended up doing small-time roles in films like
"Bangaru Kutumbam". Later he moved to Tamil cinema and went
on to become a top star
and Preeti Zinta to get together for a new untitled venture!
to a latest grape vine doing rounds in the film industry, the actress
who made her mark in the Telugu film industry with the film ‘
Rajakmarudu’, Preeti Zinta has been roped up as the lead opposite
Prabhas in an untitled Tollywood venture.This film is to be produced by Prabhas’
uncle and former union minister who is popularly known as the ‘rebel
star’ Krishnam Raju’s home production ‘Gopi Krishna Movies’.
Insiders say that the venture has grabbed a very good script and that
the shooting is slated to begin in the month of November.
next flick inspired by the life of a freedom fighter
next venture under Jayant’s direction is said to have been inspired
by the life history of Rayalaseema’s great freedom fighter
‘Uyyalawada Narasimhaa Reddy’. It is said that this freedom
fighter raised his voice against the Britishers much before the
well-known Alluri Seetha Rama Raju came to the Indian freedom struggle
scene. It is being anticipated that this flick would be ready for
release by Sankranti 2005. It is very well known fact that every year
Balakrishna makes it a point to have one film of his released for this
festival and insiders in the industry say that his new venture will
surely be a big hit in Balaiah’s basket.
Star Krishna’s Next to Release this Dasara
Mass Media’s fresh venture ‘Evaru Nenu’, with the Super star
of the yesteryears Krishna in the lead, is to release this Dasara,
informed the producer- director of the flick Munjuloori Bheemeswara
Rao at a press meet. Veteran producer-director Dr. D. Rama Naidu at
the ‘AATA’ released the film’s audio on the 5th of July
earlier this year.
According to the director of the movie, the flick is a combination
of both entertainment and philosophy and that is clear from the
title itself. The other cast of the film includes Sudhakar,Kallu
Chidambaram, M.S.Narayana, Gundu Hanumantha Rao, Mallikarjun Rao,
Surya, Ramyasri and Jaya Lalitha among the others.
Dada to arrive on the 15th
film circuit’s next project with Chiranjeevi as the hero and
Jayanth.C.Paragni as the director ‘Shankar Dada M.B.B.S is set to
release on the 15th of October. The director said that the Telugu
version has been modified to suit the image of the Mega star (Chiranjeevi).
said that Devi Sri Prasad’s music is a highlight to the movie and
that its music has been received pretty well by the audiences. He
further said that the release would make everybody speak only of
Shankar Dada. He said that actor Srikanth acts as a sidekick to
Shankar Dada and is called A.T.M (anytime murder) his performance
too will win the accolades of all.
to be forgotten are the performances of Paresh Rawal, Sonali Bendre,
and Anjala Jhaveri which make the film a complete whole, he said.
Jayanth opined that the movie is not only for Chiranjeevi’s fans but
is an entertainer to any person who loves comedy tracks.
in Bapu’s Radha Gopalam
the Sri Creations Banner with Bapu as the director and Srikanth as the
hero and actress Sneha as the heroine the movie ‘Radha Gopalam’ is
being produced by Anil Kumar. As per the producer of the film , the
movie gives ample scope to the heroine to rise from the image of a
glamorous role to that of a performance oriented role. He said that in
Bapu’s previous ‘Mister Pellam’, the female lead had win many
awards and this film too gives the actress a scope to win many
accolades. He further said that it was very happy to make a movie with
a veteran like Bapu and that the movie would surely satisfy the
audiences. The shooting is scheduled to begin on the 7th of October
starting from that day the shooting would continue in the months of
November and December completing it and it would be released in the
month of January next year. Anil informed that the music is being
composed by Mani Sarma and that the song recording had already begun.
He said that the shooting of these songs would be done on specially
built sets at the Sarathi studios in the city.
the banner of Kalyana Srinivasa Arts with Veeru.K as the director and
Venkat and Rutika as the lead pair the movie “Thrill” is almost at
the fag end of its making. Starting from the previous month the
shooting was being done in Kakinada and nearby locales and it is done
with 50% of its talkie part, the title song and other important scenes
with regard to the fight situations have been shot.
Iddaaru Pallalu completes first schedule
Sri Venkateswara Arts banner’s next project with Yada Krishna, Roopa
andRadhika Varma as the main cast under the direction of Jagan and the
prodution by Ramesh Kumar, the movie ‘Irugintloo Iddaaru
Pallalu’’s inauguration was done by the honorable finance minister
of the andhra pradesh state K.Rosiah.
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